While many fans were upset with Stewart for cheating on Pattinson, she doesn't regret their years together, nor the Twilight movies that sent them both into superstardom.
in a new interview."I didn't talk about my first relationships that went public [like with Rob] because I wanted things that are mine to be mine," she explained.
"I hated it—that details of my life were being turned into a commodity and peddled around the world."The fallout over their breakup—particularly from blow-up as being generally traumatic," she admitted.
"It would take someone with a really unhealthy amount of ego to be upset that everyone doesn't love them.
It would be silly to say I don't care what people think of my work and who I am, but stuff is polarizing, period."Stewart changed her approach with relationships after Pattinson because she had an epiphany that her experience could help others.
co-star—earning them the nickname "Robsten"—taught her a lesson in what happens when her personal and professional identities merged. "It's not that I want to hide who I am or hide anything I'm doing in my life. But at the same time, I want so badly to expose myself," the 26-year-old actress says.
"People wanted me and Rob to be together so badly that our relationship was made into a product. It's that I don't want to become a part of a story for entertainment value."Stewart understands that as an actress in high-profile films, audiences will be interested in her love life. "I want to be understood and I want to be seen, and I want to do that in the rawest, purest, most naked way I can."It wasn't until recently, in fact, that Stewart confirmed she was dating visual-effects producer Alicia Cargile.
"It wasn't this grand statement, 'I was so confused! ' I have not been struggling."Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson arrive at the premiere of Summit Entertainment's "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse" during the 2010 Los Angeles Film Festival at Nokia Theatre L. Stewart and Pattinson later gave their love another try, but ended things once again in 2013. Vincent, singer Stéphanie "Soko" Sokolinski and her current girlfriend, Stella Maxwell.
The Remember Me actor, meanwhile, is engaged to singer FKA Twigs.
actor and his former flame, Kristen Stewart, 26, recently met up for coffee not long after it was revealed that she had split from Soko, 30.
Could these two be getting back together, or have they just become really good friends in their romantic aftermath?
Throughout the relationship, however, she kept relatively mum about her personal life.